I thought those who are planning their wedding will appreciate this little tip, because who doesn’t like saving money?! First things first, know that centrepieces, especially if they are fresh flowers, are typically quite expensive. That said, it’s your wedding day and fresh flowers go so far in creating that beautiful ambience! A work-around that I used to save a little bit in this area was by having two kinds of centerpieces (one floral, one non) and splitting them 50/50 on the tables.
I was set on having my ombre red rose toppers at my wedding, and so on 15 tables I had floral arrangements (with candles of course), and on the other 15 I had dull gold candelabras with strands of pearls and fresh red rose petals (my decor theme!) scattered around the base. (Amna of Lemon Truffle designs spray painted the bowl vases that I specifically requested for the roses to match the gold of the candelabras!) The 15 candelabras were less expensive than the floral arrangements and when you multiply the cost by the number of tables (candelabras are priced per table) you can save a good chunk of change! Plus, the varying centerpiece heights add a visual element of interest to the room! Here’s what my centrepieces/rooms looked like:
What are your wedding savings tips and tricks?!